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Praised by The Washington Post for her ?consistently beautiful sound,? American mezzo-soprano Sarah Mesko is rapidly gaining attention for her ?rich mezzo soprano? voice and musicality. In the 2018-2019 season, Ms. Mesko returns to the Metropolitan Opera ? following her successful performance of ... (read more)
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Praised by The Washington Post for her ?consistently beautiful sound,? American mezzo-soprano Sarah Mesko is rapidly gaining attention for her ?rich mezzo soprano? voice and musicality. In the 2018-2019 season, Ms. Mesko returns to the Metropolitan Opera ? following her successful performance of ... (read more)
Washington National Opera Presents an English-Language Production of THE MAGIC FLUTE, 5/3-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) continues its 2013-2014 season with a new English-language production of one of the most beloved and family-friendly operas in the repertory: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Magic Flute, May 3-18 in the Kennedy Center Opera House. The eye-popping new production features set and costume design by Japanese- American artist Jun Kaneko in his WNO debut, and will be sung in a new English version by WNO dramaturg Kelley Rourke. The opening-night performance on May 3 will be simulcast free to thousands of fans at Nationals Park as part of M&M'S® Opera in the Outfield. A special (more...)

BWW Reviews: Houston Grand Opera's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC is Extraordinarily Gorgeous
by David Clarke - Mar 9, 2014

Ever since it premiered on Broadway in 1973, Stephen Sondheim's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, with a book by Hugh Wheeler, has been a favorite of musical theatre fans. The Michigan Opera Theatre was the first American opera company to present the piece in 1983, and other companies followed suit. It last graced Houston Grand Opera's (HGO) stages in 1999. Now, the musical, with an extraordinary set and gorgeous costumes by Isaac Mizrahi, is thrilling Houston audiences again with HGO's latest production of this American masterpiece. (more...)

Eric Owens to Receive Opera Index Distinguished Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2012

Opera Index presents its 34th Distinguished Achievement Award to the powerful and charismatic bass-baritone Eric Owens at its annual black-tie winter gala on Sunday, January 13. The gala, held in the Grand Salon of the JW Marriott Essex House at 160 Central Park South, begins at 6 p.m. with a reception in the Petit Salon. Presenting the award to Mr. Owens is a longtime champion of his career, Janet Stovin, the vice president of Opera Index. Last year's Distinguished Achievement Award was presented to opera pioneer and founder of Opera Orchestra of New York, Eve Queler. (more...)

Oratorio Society of New York Announces Winners of 2012 Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2012

On Saturday, April 14, 2012, the Oratorio Society of New York announced the winners of the 2012 Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition, the only major vocal competition devoted to solo oratorio singing. Immediately following the competition's final round, at which eight singers each sang two selections from the oratorio repertoire, the following prizes were announced. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Announces Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2012

Houston Grand Opera today announced the finalists for the annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers, to be presented in the Cullen Theater on Thursday February 2, at 7:30p.m. (more...)

Washington National Opera Presents Puccini’s Madama Butterfly 2/26-3/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2011

Ana María Martínez and Catherine Naglestad star as Butterfly; Plácido Domingo and Philippe Auguin conduct. February 26-March 19 at the Kennedy Center Opera House. Tickets range from $25 to $300 for the main cast performances, and $15 to $75 for the Young Artist Performance. (more...)

Washington National Opera Presents Puccini’s Madama Butterfly 2/26-3/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2010

Ana María Martínez and Catherine Naglestad star as Butterfly; Plácido Domingo and Philippe Auguin conduct. February 26-March 19 at the Kennedy Center Opera House. Tickets range from $25 to $300 for the main cast performances, and $15 to $75 for the Young Artist Performance. (more...)

Met Opera Announces 2009 National Council Auditions Winners
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2009

The Metropolitan Opera today announced the winners of the 2009 National Council Auditions. They are: Paul Appleby of South Bend, Indiana; Anthony Roth Costanzo of Durham, North Carolina; Sung Eun Lee of Seoul, South Korea; and Nadine Sierra of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Selected from eight finalists who performed arias with the Met Orchestra, conducted by Patrick Summers, at the Grand Finals Concert on February 22, each winner takes away a cash prize of $15,000. (more...)

Eight Finalists Named for Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Grand Finals Concert on February 22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2009

The Metropolitan Opera today announced the names of eight finalists who will sing in the 2009 National Council Auditions Grand Finals Concert on February 22 at 3:00 p.m., with the Met Orchestra conducted by Patrick Summers. (more...)

Record-breaking 2015 Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

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